Archive - Obituary
October 26th, 2012
Richard Paul Fleckenstein, 83, of Big Spring, died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2012, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Monta Lee Beights passed away Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, in Midland, Texas. She was born in Waco, Texas, to Monta and Tom Glenn. She graduated from Marlin High School and attended Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. She married V. Rex Beights Nov. 29, 1956 in Vernon, Texas.
Jeneane Perry, 75, of the Lomax Community, died Friday, Oct. 19, 2012, at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, at the First United Methodist Church in Stanton with the Rev. Curtis Cadenhead and the Rev. Monte Kreis officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, at Gilbreath Funeral Home.
She was born March 4, 1937, in Haskell County, Texas, to Buck and Helen Turnbow and married Gene Perry Aug. 30, 1953 in Weinert, Texas.
Robert Russell McEwen III, 63, died Oct. 21, 2012, in Big Spring, Texas, at the home he shared with Laura, his wife of 43 years. A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, at Trinity Baptist Church in Big Spring, and a public viewing will be held from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012 at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel.
J. W. â€śBillâ€ť McClendon, 88, of Big Spring, died Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012 at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, at Myers & Smith Chapel with the Rev. Craig Holstedt, pastor of First Presbyterian Church, officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
Emilee Ramsey Beckham, formerly of Big Spring, died Oct. 17, 2012, at age 95 in Claude, Texas.
She was born March 8, 1917, on a ranch near Westbrook, Texas to I.W. and Sarah Ann Ramsey. Her family owned and operated the I.W. Ramsey Cash Grocery in Westbrook. After starting elementary school one year early and skipping one grade, Mrs. Beckham graduated from Westbrook High School at age 16 and moved to Abilene to join her older sister, Burnice Ramsey, as a student at McMurry College.
Jeneane Perry, 75, of the Lomax Community, died Friday, Oct. 19, 2012 at her residence. Her services are pending with Gilbreath Funeral Home of Stanton.
George Donald Tays left his loving family on Oct. 18, 2012, after a six-month illness.
He was born in Roswell, N.M. on June 23, 1930 to William Samuel and Addie Pearl Sheldon Tays. George graduated from high school in Roswell, attended New Mexico A&M and graduated from the University of Albuquerque (Cum Laude).
He enlisted in the Navy Oct. 27, 1948, (Navy Day) and retired in August 1971. He entered civil service in 1976 as a social security claims representative and retired from SSA in June 1992.
Former Big Spring resident Marsha Gwyn Darrow, 62, died Oct. 6, 2012, in Longmont, Colo. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012, at Spring Tabernacle Church with Mona Lou Tonn officiating.
She was born Sept. 14, 1950, in Augusta, Kan. She was a cook and enjoyed riding motorcycles.
She is survived by three daughters, Kathryn Dean, Athea Nall and Veronica White, all of Big Spring; 11 grandchildren; and a sister, Leslee Jones of Longmont, Colo.
J. W. "Bill" McClendon, 88, of Big Spring, died Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012 at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. His services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.